Definition of Semicolony

1. [n -NIES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semicolony

semiclad
semiclear
semicoherent
semicoke
semicokes
semicolon
semicolonial
semicolonialism
semicolonies
semicolons
semicolony (current term)
semicolumn
semicolumnar
semicolumns
semicoma
semicomas
semicomatose
semicomfortable
semicommercial
semicompact
semicompleted
semicompletion
semicomputable
semiconducting
semiconducting material

Literary usage of Semicolony

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1. The Storm Clouds Clear Over China: The Memoir of Ch'en Li-fu, 1900-1993 by Li-Fu Ch'en, Hsu-hsin Chang, Ramon Hawley Myers (1994)
"I worked to help abrogate the unequal treaties with foreign nations, to build China—from the position of a semicolony—into one of the Five Powers in the ..."

2. Central Asia and the World: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan by Michael Mandelbaum (1994)
"The others involve moves from a centrally planned economy to a market economy; from a semicolony of an empire to a sovereign nation-state; ..."

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